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5 May 2020

Metals sector concern over merchant challenges

Brussels-based Bureau of International Recycling has issued an updated summary on the scrap metal recycling industry during the coronavirus crisis around the world and in the UK.  As part of the update...


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21 April 2020

Webinar to discuss pandemic and materials markets


A free webinar on materials and markets in the recycling sector during the coronavirus pandemic will be held by tomorrow (22 April 2020). The webinar is a third in a series of webinars being ...

16 April 2020

Action plan targets aluminium recycling


Industry association European Aluminium has launched its Circular Aluminium Action Plan, aimed at ensuring

27 March 2020

CARS and metals event postponed to November


Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Complete Auto Recycling Show (CARS) and Metals Recycling Event (MRE) have been postponed until November. 

17 March 2020

Hull-based scrap metal recycler fined


A scrap metal recycler from Hull has been ordered to pay more than £2,500 after being found guilty of illegally transporting waste. The Environment Agency said Daley Smith, 54, of Bankside Park, Bankside, Hull, was sentenced at ...

10 March 2020

Scrap dealer fined over ‘illegal car breakers yard’


A scrap dealer has been ordered to pay more than £400,000 for running an “illegal car breakers yard” for six years at Westonzoyland in Somerset. According to the Environment Agency, Wayne Hillard, 42, made £1.3 million by ...

3 March 2020

Ronald Hull Jnr wins appeal against HMRC


Rotherham-based metals recycling company Ronald Hull Jnr has won an appeal against HMRC’s decision to deny it nearly £600,000 in credit for input tax. HMRC had denied the payments as it claimed that 389 transactions between ...

25 February 2020

BMRA to begin shredder residue testing


EXCLUSIVE: More than £370,000 has been raised by members of the British Metals Recycling Association to fund the testing of metal shredder residues (MSR) “to determine whether it is hazardous”. This comes after a call for...

5 February 2020

Household metals targeted in EMR trial


Unwanted household metals are being targeted for collection in a trial being run by metal recycling company EMR. The firm, which has its headquarters in Warrington, announced yesterday (February 4) that it has installed metal ...

27 January 2020

Alupro seeks investment details after PRN hikes


Aluminium recycling trade body Alupro has hit out at the Packaging Recovery Note (PRN) system, claiming that despite 2019 targets being met, the market developments last year need to be carefully assessed in light of the high...